The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
2G
England / London
Rank 576 617 628
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +11
Permanent jobs citing 2G 3 25 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.062% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.057% 0.39% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 24 15
Median salary £47,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +8.69%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £37,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+27.51% -6.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5279 6399 7128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.99% 15.83% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4491 5413 6035
Median salary £53,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £71,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing 2G as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in London

2G
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the London region.

2G Salary Trend in London

2G
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2G across the London region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

2G Salary Histogram in London

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing 2G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for 2G.

1 12 (100.00%) 3G
2 11 (91.67%) Telecoms
2 11 (91.67%) 4G
3 8 (66.67%) LTE
4 5 (41.67%) IMAP
4 5 (41.67%) Handset
4 5 (41.67%) ADSL
4 5 (41.67%) Broadband
4 5 (41.67%) LAN
4 5 (41.67%) PSTN
4 5 (41.67%) VoIP
4 5 (41.67%) POP3
4 5 (41.67%) SMTP
4 5 (41.67%) DNS
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Internet
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (25.00%) LLU
7 2 (16.67%) Openreach
7 2 (16.67%) DKIM
7 2 (16.67%) DMARC
7 2 (16.67%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 2 (16.67%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (16.67%) Fault Management
7 2 (16.67%) CCENT
7 2 (16.67%) Android

2G
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) 3G
2 11 (91.67%) 4G
3 8 (66.67%) LTE
4 5 (41.67%) ADSL
4 5 (41.67%) Broadband
4 5 (41.67%) DNS
4 5 (41.67%) IMAP
4 5 (41.67%) LAN
4 5 (41.67%) POP3
4 5 (41.67%) PSTN
4 5 (41.67%) SMTP
4 5 (41.67%) VoIP
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) Internet
5 3 (25.00%) LLU
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (16.67%) IPsec
6 2 (16.67%) NGN
General
1 11 (91.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Advisor
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Support
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Support Advisor
1 3 (25.00%) Trainee
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (16.67%) 3G Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 4G Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Field Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Graduate
2 2 (16.67%) Junior
2 2 (16.67%) Junior 3G Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Junior 4G Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Junior Cisco Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Junior Field Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Handset
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Internet of Things
2 1 (8.33%) IPTV
2 1 (8.33%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Fault Management
2 1 (8.33%) Business Development
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCENT
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) BT
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
1 2 (16.67%) Openreach